What to Expect at AREA 506

AREA 506 Site

The AREA 506 VIP Experience

The AREA 506 VIP ticket takes an already awesome festival experience and cranks it up to eleven. VIP ticketholders receive all the benefits of a regular weekend pass PLUS:

  • Exclusive site entrance
  • Dedicated washrooms
  • Dedicated VIP-only bar access
  • Patio seating experience
  • Closest-to-the-stage exclusive concert viewing area
  • Collectable AREA 506 keepsake bracelet

PLEASE NOTE: VIP ticketholders must be 19 years of age or older.

Container Village Cultural Experience

AREA 506 is all about celebrating the best examples of New Brunswick’s varied cultural make up. This year, the Container Village will play host to pop-up cultural showcases from world-class performers and renowned cultural experiences who will bring our heritage to life in new ways throughout the weekend.

Container Village

Shipping Container Village

The Shipping Container Village is one of the highlights of the weekend and shines a light on the diversity of our province.

Visit us from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday – or concert-goers can visit the Night Market until midnight.

Road of Restaurants

Road of Restaurants

Arrive hungry! This year’s Road of Restaurants features our widest variety of food yet. More than 10 vendors will be onsite until 1:00 am.

Family Fun Zone

Family Zone

The AREA 506 Family Zone is always a great festival experience for 506ers of all ages.

Come and join us down in the Container Village from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Saturday and Sunday and you and the kids can have a great festival experience with face painting, interactive inflatables, and more!

We even have a space for our our tiniest 506ers (and their parents) to get some shade, freshen up, and grab some lunch.

Marquee Sponsor

Discover Saint John

Platinum Sponsors

Moosehead Light
Lotto Max
City of Saint John

Gold Sponsors

Stewart McKelvey
Stingray Radio
Delta Hotels Saint John
Port Saint John

Silver Sponsors

Rogue Coffee
Saint John Energy
Larrys Crane
Loyalist City Towing
Sunbury Transport
Sponsor Estey
Blacks Transfer
DP World Saint John
Sponsor NB
NB Power
Loch Lomond Mitsubishi
Pattison Outdoor
Leisure Time RV
USTATION - Get to Work
Hall Bros Enterprises
Irving Equipment

Supporting Partners

Design Art Signs
Taylor Printing
Atlantic Cat Rental
Fundy Fence
Hertz Equipment Rental
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